Taiwan is the sixth largest market for U.S.
agriculture products, and is one of the world’s
largest consumers of U.S. agricultural products on a
per capita basis. The United States exported $3
billion in agricultural products to Taiwan in 2009,
accounting for over a third of Taiwan’s total
agricultural imports. Taiwan consumers generally
recognize the safety and quality of U.S. imports.
Taiwan's imports of agricultural products have
increased since its WTO accession in 2002, and it is
slowly liberalizing its agricultural markets.
GDP per capita (PPP): $29,800 (2009 est.)
Agriculture: 1.6% of economy
Agriculture Production: rice, corn, vegetables,
fruit, tea; pigs, poultry, beef, milk
Major Agricultural Exports: fruits, vegetables
Major U.S. Agricultural Exports to Taiwan:
soybeans, corn, wheat, beef
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